Resources regarding drug, alcohol, cannabis, substance use, impairment

Publication Type: 
General Safety
PDF downloads:
Alcohol and the Workplace: Toolkit – Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington Public Health
Canadian Model for Providing a Safe Workplace: Alcohol and Drug Guidelines and Work Rule - A best practice of the Construction Owners Association of Alberta
Health Effects of Cannabis - Government of Canada
Let’s Take Action on Alcohol Problems in the Workplace – Ontario Public Health Association. Includes how to develop and implement an alcohol and drug policy; sample policy; resource list; three checklists: (1) Policy Process;
(2) Policy Content; (3) Policy Implementation
Problematic Substance Use That Impacts the Workplace - Atlantic Canada Council on Addiction
Workplace-Strategies: Risk of Impairment- Canadian Centre of Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) 2018 cannabis whitepaper 3rd edition
Website information:
Cannabis legalization - Government of Ontario
Impairment and Workplace Health and Safety - Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development
General Information and links:
Policy on Drug and Alcohol Testing - Ontario Human Rights Commission

Poster of Top 10 causes of substance use in Ontario sawmills

Cannabis impairment - Canadian Centre for Occupational Safety and Health
Is your workplace drug and alcohol policy up to date? – series of four articles on statistics, legislation, policy, and roles and responsibilities